zach's picture
By: Zach Buckner | 02.25.20

Since our beginnings in 1956, The Swallows Agencies has become a leader in providing quality protection for thousands of individuals & families throughout our region. Started in 1956 by Elmo Swallows, the agency has been family owned and operated for over 63 years. Our basic belief in providing only the best in coverage and personal service is just one of the many reasons why today, more than ever, people are moving up to the difference of quality insurance protection The Swallows Agencies can uniquely provide.

Mike Swallows joined his father Elmo in leading the agency in 1970. Growth through agency acquisitions allowed for expansion into the entire Upper Cumberland through the early 2000’s. Mike’s son, Matt Swallows, joined the agency in 2000 and now serves as President. Both Matt and Mike are active in the community serving with many organizations such as: Overton and Putnam County Chamber board of directors, Overton County Rotary, TTU Foundation, Putnam County YMCA. Insurors of Tennessee, Cookeville Regional Hospital Board, Emerging Leaders of Keystone Insurance Group, and Cookeville City Council, to name a few. Matt currently hosts the 94.1 NewsTalk radio program “Local Matters” each week on Stonecom Radio.  

By offering world class protection for your Auto, Home, Health, Business, Liability and Life Insurance, means that you're covered today as well as in the future with an agency whose dedication to service is strictly paramount. At Swallows Insurance, we cannot predict the future, but we can protect it.  www.Swallows

With over 30 qualified and experienced team members, and three locations in Livingston, Cookeville and Smithville, Swallows Insurance can protect your individual or business insurance needs properly. Swallows Insurance – Protecting Lives. Enhancing Dreams. 

Mission Statement:


“The Swallows Agency is passionately committed to providing our valued clients the highest quality of service, products, and protection.”